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Yaphet Kotto doesn't want to see a black James Bond, stating that 007 should remain as close to Ian Fleming's original creation as possible.
Many fans assumed Idris Elba is going to play a Klingon in Star Trek 3, but according to one of the writers, that is not the case.
We love the idea of Idris Elba playing the villain in Star Trek 3, and we even have some ideas about who he should play.
Star Trek 3 is placed in a quandary. How does it up the villain ante after Benedict Cumberbatch’s Khan in Into Darkness? How about with Idris Elba?
Harmony Korine's next film The Trap has assembled an all-star cast in the shape of Idris Elba, Robert Pattinson, James Franco and Al Pacino.
While Netflix is quickly changing the business model when it comes to the distribution of films and television shows, producers are finding that a business partnership with Netflix can sometimes be a poisoned gift. And yes, it’s due to the ever-critical variable of money.
Director Cary Fukunaga's latest project Beasts of No Nation, starring Idris Elba, will make its theater debut sometime later this year. If you plan on seeing it on the big screen, however, you'd better hope you live near an arthouse theater as four major theater chains are now boycotting the film.
Brosnan throws out two potential replacements for the spy with a license to kill should Daniel Craig be looking for an exit clause to his secret agent contract.
Renown poet Edgar Allan Poe as a demon-fighting, Constantine-like, alcohol-consumed figure trying to cope with the death of his wife? Sounds like something Keanu Reeves or Nic Cage would think about getting involved in, but it turns out this is Idris Elba’s next big movie project that’ll keep him busy for some time.
Rumor has it that Idris Elba is in the running for the next James bond, and while many fans are thrilled at the prospect, others have played the race card, insisting that there is no way Elba fits the role. Elba has now addressed the rumor.
Is Elba wrong about the process? No. I’ve been on enough movie sets to know that building a massive world like Asgard – or any component of the Marvel universe – is a grueling task. But if Elba finds it so torturous, don’t do it.
Fans of the "big screen experience," the folks over at Marvel Studios are big on secrets and down on spoilers. Unfortunately, though, movie-goers tend to be so excited for their films the special details still constantly find their way out to the public. It's a part of the blockbuster movie industry at this point, but that doesn't mean Avengers: Age of Ultron writer/director Joss Whedon isn't still disappointed whenever it happens.
The charm of Marvel Studios' Avengers movies is that they are actively bringing together a number of different franchises. The upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron, however, needs to step up that game - in true sequel fashion - and that means ever more inner-connectivity and even more characters. Which is what brings us to this news...
Elba shared a story from the set of 2011's Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, in which he appeared opposite the one and only Nic Cage. It turns out the premise of many a hackneyed sitcom is just how Cage lives his life:
Screen Gems and Sony made savvy use of its stars, Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson, asking them to tweet to entice fans to see No Good Deed. It might seem a simple thing, but analysts say this minimal effort made the $13 million thriller a big and almost instant hit.
Dominic West has confirmed that he will voice a character in Finding Dory alongside his fellow star of The Wire, Idris Elba. The two actors join the likes of Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Dianne Keaton, Willem Dafoe, Alison Janney, Ty Burrell and Kaitlin Olson each of whom have already be announced for the hugely anticipated sequel. Finding Dory will finally hit cinemas in 2016, and will revolve around Dory's quest to reunited with her family.
If you drooled over Guy Ritchie's flashy adaptation Sherlock Holmes, be prepared to thrill over his next re-imagination of an English icon with Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur. Casting of the adventure has begun with a bang as Idris Elba is eyed for a role.
In the battle between the two in-development Jungle Book adaptations, it looks like Jon Favreau's has bested Ron Howard's in being the first to add to add an actor to the cast.Idris Elba is now in final negotiations to take the role of Shere Khan, the film's central villain in Favreau's take over at Disney.
Elba will headline as Jamal, a taxi driver who was previously a detainee at Guantanamo Bay. For her part, Rapace will portray Sarah, a sex worker who meets Jamal while fleeing from the merciless crime boss, Murphy, who Worthington is set to play. Sounding a little like Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver, this cabbie and prostitute find an unexpected solace in each other's company
You’ve seen lovers come together on Valentine’s Day, Bill Murray’s life loop around itself in Groundhog Day, and sorority girls get slashed in Black Christmas. And now comes the day of remembrance movie you’ve all been waiting for: Bastille Day. Okay, so it’s more of a terrorist thriller than it is a holiday extravaganza, but we’re still pretty excited, because Idris Elba will be sitting at the head of the table having signed on to lead the film.